Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2004.
World J Gastroenterol. Jun 1, 2004; 10(11): 1688-1689
Published online Jun 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i11.1688
Table 1 Some of the previous case presentations with HCC and brain metastasis in the literature
AuthorDistinctive presentation
Moriya et al[4]Brain metastasis seen in 1 year interval after hepatectomy for HCC
Endo et al[6]Subgaleal and epidural metastasis presenting as epidural hemorrhage and died from hepatic failure
Peres et al[7]Cerebral metastasis presenting as initial finding of HCC
Tanabe et al[11]15-year-old boy and the other case presenting as headache
Loo et al[12]Two cases with cerebral metastasis presenting as initial finding of HCC
Salvati et al[9]Cerebral metastasis with stroke-like presentation
Asahara et al[10]Brain metastasis seen after hepatectomy for HCC in 5 cases
Kim et al[8]Seven patients with brain metastasis
Yen et al[16]Eighteen cases with brain metastasis
Shuangshoti et al[14]Nine cases with brain metastasis
Friedman et al[13]A rare case with no identifiable risk factor for primary liver cancer